1970–71 Yorkshire Football League

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The 1970–71 Yorkshire Football League was the 45th season in the history of the Yorkshire Football League, a football competition in England. This season the league expanded up to three divisions.

Division One[edit]

Yorkshire Football League
Division One
Season1970–71
ChampionsLincoln United
RelegatedBarton Town
Wombwell Sporting Association
Matches played182
Goals scored595 (3.27 per match)

Division One featured 12 clubs which competed in the previous season, along with two new clubs:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lincoln United 26 16 7 3 56 26 +30 39
2 Farsley Celtic 26 13 9 4 41 25 +16 35
3 Rawmarsh Welfare 26 13 8 5 49 30 +19 34
4 Mexborough Town 26 12 7 7 56 40 +16 31
5 Hallam 26 13 5 8 49 42 +7 31
6 Bridlington Town 26 10 7 9 43 35 +8 27
7 Denaby United 26 11 4 11 44 37 +7 26
8 Ossett Albion 26 8 8 10 30 36 −6 24
9 Bridlington Trinity 26 9 4 13 43 50 −7 22
10 Winterton Rangers 26 8 6 12 40 48 −8 22
11 Frecheville Community Association 26 8 6 12 41 51 −10 22
12 Selby Town 26 7 5 14 42 54 −12 19
13 Barton Town 26 5 9 12 41 65 −24 19 Relegated to Division Two
14 Wombwell Sporting Association 26 3 7 16 20 56 −36 13
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Map[edit]

Division Two[edit]

Yorkshire Football League
Division Two
Season1970–71
ChampionsNorth Ferriby United
PromotedEmley
North Ferriby United
Scarborough reserves
Thackley
Matches played182
Goals scored627 (3.45 per match)

Division Two featured eight clubs which competed in the previous season, along with six new clubs, relegated from Division One:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 North Ferriby United 26 17 6 3 69 19 +50 40 Promoted to Division One
2 Thackley 26 16 6 4 55 21 +34 38
3 Scarborough reserves 26 16 3 7 67 38 +29 35
4 Emley 26 14 7 5 51 29 +22 35
5 Hull Brunswick 26 13 7 6 46 24 +22 33
6 Hatfield Main 26 14 4 8 46 36 +10 32
7 Dinnington Athletic 26 11 3 12 42 37 +5 25
8 Norton Woodseats 26 9 3 14 45 51 −6 21
9 Kiveton Park 26 9 3 14 41 62 −21 21
10 Yorkshire Amateur 26 7 4 15 42 51 −9 18
11 Heeley Amateurs 26 6 6 14 33 64 −31 18
12 Thorne Colliery 26 5 6 15 35 69 −34 16
13 Brodsworth Miners Welfare 26 7 2 17 24 55 −31 16
14 Swallownest Miners Welfare 26 6 4 16 31 71 −40 16 Resigned from the league
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Map[edit]

Division Three[edit]

Yorkshire Football League
Division Three
Season1970–71
ChampionsStocksbridge Works
PromotedBrook Sports
Guiseley
Leeds & Carnegie College
Stocksbridge Works
Matches played210
Goals scored753 (3.59 per match)

The division was formed by nine clubs relegated from Division Two and six new clubs.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Stocksbridge Works 28 19 5 4 74 38 +36 43 Promoted to Division Two
2 Brook Sports 28 16 8 4 60 46 +14 40
3 Leeds & Carnegie College 28 15 5 8 69 32 +37 35
4 Guiseley 28 14 5 9 68 52 +16 33
5 Harrogate Railway Athletic 28 13 5 10 42 40 +2 31
6 Sheffield 28 12 6 10 61 52 +9 30
7 St. John's College (York) 28 9 10 9 45 37 +8 28
8 Ossett Town 28 10 8 10 48 44 +4 28
9 Leeds Ashley Road 28 10 7 11 48 41 +7 27
10 Hall Road Rangers 28 11 4 13 49 68 −19 26
11 International Harvesters 28 9 7 12 50 52 −2 25
12 Harrogate Town 28 8 6 14 34 45 −11 22
13 Bradford Park Avenue reserves 28 8 5 15 39 53 −14 21
14 Firth Vickers 28 8 3 17 43 72 −29 19 Resigned to the Sheffield Association League
15 Sheffield Waterworks 28 3 6 19 23 81 −58 12
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Map[edit]

League Cup[edit]

1970–71 Yorkshire Football League League Cup
Country England

Final[edit]

References[edit]